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| |New Gitjacker Tool Lets You Find .git Folders Exposed Online Tool can also download your Git repositories, allowing attackers to retrieve sensitive configuration files and source code.
| |The Week In Polls: Trump Roars Back In Florida, Biden Gains In Georgia In the Senate, a poll found Doug Jones may not be doomed after all. And another found Lindsey Grahams race may not be as tight as believed.
| |Naked Security Live – Ping Of Death: Are You At Risk? Heres the latest Naked Security Live video - enjoy (and please share with your friends)!
| |McConnell Urges White House Against Large Stimulus Deal As Pelosi And Mnuchin Continue Talks McConnell worries voting on a stimulus bill may negatively impact timing on Judge Amy Coney Barretts confirmation to the Supreme Court.
| |Joe Biden Supporter Who Was Installing BLM Sign Arrested For Allegedly Shooting At Passing Trump Supporter And Son Neighbours said the political signs supporting Democrats had been previously pulled down on multiple occasions
| |Trump Rips Biden And Fauci For Coronavirus Bad Calls And Again Suggests The Pandemic Nearly Over President Trump attacked Joe Biden and the nation’s top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci during a campaign rally in Prescott, Ariz.
| |Trump Abruptly Ended His 60 Minutes Interview After 45 Minutes And Then Tweeted About Host Lesley Stahl Not Wearing A Mask Inside The White... The news came shortly after Trump tweeted a video of 60 Minutes host Lesley Stahl not wearing a mask inside the White House.
| |2020 Polls: Biden Leads Trump By 10 Points – But Polling Finds Warning Signs For Democrat Exclusive: Former VP is lagging behind Hillary Clinton’s support among white college-educated and Black voters with two weeks to go, Independent poll reveals
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| |Oracles October 2020 CPU Contains 402 New Security Patches Oracle on Tuesday released its Critical Patch Update (CPU) for October 2020, which includes 402 new security patches released across the company’s product portfolio.
| |Iran Sent Threatening Pro-Trump Emails To American Democrats, Russia Close Behind, Says US Intelligence No, say it aint so, firstname.lastname@example.org Menacing emails to Democrat voters, telling them to vote for Donald Trump in the upcoming US elections or else, were sent by Iran, US intelligence claimed on Wednesday night.…
| |US Officials Link Iran To Emails Meant To Intimidate Voters Iran is responsible for emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple states aimed at intimidating the recipients into voting for President Donald Trump, U.S. officials said Wednesday night in calling out both Tehran and Russia for activities...
| |McAfee Raises US$620m In IPO Company valued at US$3.3 billion.
| |Macquarie Bank Lets Customers Personalise Authentication Settings Three levels now offered through authenticator app.
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| |How Safe Is Your USB Drive? What are some of the key security risks to be aware of when using USB flash drives and how can you mitigate the threats?
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| |Microsoft Issues Two Emergency Windows Patches The flaws, neither of which is being actively exploited, were fixed merely days after the monthly Patch Tuesday rollout
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| |QAnon/8Chan Sites Briefly Knocked Offline A phone call to an Internet provider in Oregon on Sunday evening was all it took to briefly sideline multiple websites related to 8chan/8kun -- a controversial online image board linked to several mass shootings -- and QAnon, the far-right...
| |Zoom To Begin Rolling Out End‑to‑end Encryption The videoconferencing platform is making the feature available to users of both free and paid tiers
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| |Breach At Dickey’s BBQ Smokes 3M Cards One of the digital undergrounds most popular stores for peddling stolen credit card information began selling a batch of more than three million new card records this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned the payment card data was stolen in...
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| |Efficiency Of The Vulnerability Response With VFeed Intelligence This paper is based on the report from Ponemon Institute “Costs and Consequences of Gaps in Vulnerability Response”. vFeed, Inc outlined the most significant outcomes and mapped them with the data...[[ This is a content summary only....
| |What’s Wrong With WebSocket APIs - Unveiling Vulnerabilities In WebSocket APIs - Mikhail Egorov WebSocket protocol is many times more efficient than HTTP. In recent years we can observe that developers tend to implement functionality in the form of WebSocket APIs instead of traditional REST APIs, that use HTTP. Modern technologies...
| |What Has Data Science Got To Do With It - Thordis Thorsteins In this talk I want to shed some light on data science’s place within security. You can expect to learn how to see through common data science jargon that’s used in the industry, as well as to get a high level understanding of what’s...
| |Well, That Escalated Quickly - A Penetration Testers Approach To Windows Privilege Escalation - Khalil Bijjou Companies engage security experts to penetrate their infrastructures and systems in order to find vulnerabilities before malicious persons do. During these penetration tests, security experts often encounter Windows endpoints or servers...
| |The Turtle Gone Ninja - Investigation Of An Unusual Crypto-Mining Campaign - Ophir Harpaz And Daniel Goldberg At first sight, Nansh0u is yet another attack campaign aiming to mine a marginal crypto-currency named TurtleCoin. However, things get much more interesting once you gain full access to the attacker’s infrastructure. Our investigation...
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| |Brand Impersonation Attacks Targeting SMB Organizations Introduction Building and maintaining a brand is an important part of a successful business. Having a recognized brand confers recognition, and if done well, provides a way of developing trust between customers and company. Brand trust...
| |How To Use The NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework To Plan Career Progression: A Practitioners’ Guide Introduction: An overview of the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework In 2017, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published Special Publication 800-181, the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (or NICE Framework);...
| |2020 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report: Summary And Key Findings For Security Professionals Introduction The Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, or the Verizon Data Breach Report, is an annual report intended for information security professionals. It summarizes 3,950 confirmed data breaches and is a collection of work...
| |Microsoft Azure Job Outlook Introduction The business world is relocating to the cloud and the trend is strong. It has been predicted that by the end of 2020, 83% of all businesses will be in the cloud and by 2021, the percentage of workloads processed in cloud data...
| |Cost Of Non-compliance: 8 Largest Data Breach Fines And Penalties Introduction Different regulations and laws will slap organizations with fines and penalties for data breaches. This is because the organization did not take the privacy of their data seriously. However, the authorities take this responsibility...